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'Nick Swardson's Pretend Time': An Ad That Solves Everything (VIDEO)

by Oliver Miller, posted Nov 3rd 2010 7:32AM
'Nick Swardson's Pretend Time': A Commercial That Solves Everything Television ads always feature products that promise to change our lives. As consumers, we get sucked in. We call the number on the screen, plunk down our credit card info, and wait a few days or a week. Then the much-hyped new product arrives and ... it's lame.

These ads just lead to disappointment. Be honest. Do you still wear your "Snuggie"? Or use your "Bedazzler," your "Flowbee," your "George Foreman Grill" -- or any of the hundred other things that were pitched so compellingly on late-night TV? No, of course you don't.

But the comedy series 'Nick Swardson's Pretend Time' (Tue., 10PM ET on Comedy Central) intends to fix this problem. So the show presents us with an ad for something that will really solve everything.

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'Pretend Time': A Nightmare That Scares Even Freddy Krueger (VIDEO)

by Oliver Miller, posted Oct 27th 2010 7:09AM
'Pretend Time': A Nightmare That Scares Even Freddy KruegerIn honor of Halloween, the sketch comedy show 'Nick Swardson's Pretend Time' (Tue., 10PM ET on Comedy Central) presented a terrifying dream. Actually, it was more gross than terrifying. It was so awful that it freaked out Freddy Krueger.

At the beginning of the sketch, Nick Swardson struggled to stay awake. He needed to avoid deranged killer Freddy Kreuger, star of 'A Nightmare on Elm Street.' Nick failed and fell asleep anyway. Freddy entered Nick's dream, where he had the power to murder his victims.

Krueger caught Nick in bed with a sexy young woman (Natasha Leggero). The killer cackled in his trademark maniacal style: "Two dead bodies for the price of one!" ... Which is when things went very wrong.

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Paramedics Who Care Too Much on 'Nick Swardson's Pretend Time' (VIDEO)

by Oliver Miller, posted Oct 20th 2010 6:00AM
Paramedics Who Care Too Much on 'Pretend Time'Network television is filled with shows starring sexy, sexy doctors who care too much. Shows like 'Grey's Anatomy,' for instance. But 'Nick Swardson's Pretend Time' (Tue., 10PM ET on Comedy Central) isn't on network TV. It's on basic cable instead. And comedian Nick Swardson likes to take things ... a bit further.

The new episode features a comedy sketch called "Paramedicks." It's all about medical professionals who really, really care, and who show it by hitting on their patients.

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